Club’s triathlon proves an awe-in­spir­ing day

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Mem­bers of the Gate­way Club com­plete the triathlon A TRIATHLON was an ‘awe-in­spir­ing’ suc­cess.

Mem­bers of The Gate­way Club, which is a club in Amer­sham for peo­ple with learn­ing dis­abil­i­ties, took part in the swim, spin and run/ walk event on Sun­day Septem­ber 6.

Vol­un­teer at the club, Melissa Laing, said: “I de­cided to or­gan­ise this triathlon to show fit­ness re­ally is for ev­ery­one. Friends and fam­ily sup­ported the event and joined in and Tesco Amer­sham and Sweaty Betty Bea­cons­field spon­sored the event.

Mimi Harker pre­sented medals and cer­tifi­cates at the end to all par­tic­i­pants.

“It was an awe-in­spir­ing suc­cess, they ab­so­lutely loved it, they amazed them­selves with what they could do.”

Mrs Laing, of Hyde Heath, runs the out­door fit­ness fit­ness.

com­pany MCL

Photos by Pa­trick Hudgell

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